UW-Madison Arboretum Class: Mounds of the Arboretum
- Dates: October 30, 2021
- Location: UW-Madison Arboretum
- Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
- Price: $20
Earthen mounds with conical, linear, and animal shapes were built by Native people in southern Wisconsin. The effigy mound groups at the Arboretum are among the few remaining of hundreds built in our area more than 1,000 years ago. Learn about the mounds, the people who created them, and their environment. Takes place indoors, with an optional outdoor walk if weather permits. Instructor: Paul Borowsky, Arboretum naturalist. Meet at the Visitor Center. Fee: $20. May be offered virtually if needed. Register by October 26.
Visitors, volunteers, and staff are required to wear masks while inside the Visitor Center. Masks are not required outdoors but are recommended for unvaccinated people. We will continue to monitor COVID spread and update events and public health guidance as needed.